Points of Interest 7/28/2014

  • Babies Are Getting Brain Bleeds—Are Vaccine Fears to Blame? Some parents are refusing vitamin K injections for their newborns. The consequences can be devastating.

  • WHO slams Seoul on failure to track traditional medicine. "According to a recent WTO investigation, the number of adverse effects of traditional medical practices in South Korea represent a not insignificant health problem for the country. The fact that there is no comprehensive mechanism to identify and monitor these adverse effects has further compounded the problem."

  • Anti-Fluoriders Are The OG Anti-Vaxxers Before anti-vaxxers, there were anti-fluoriders: a group who spread fear about the anti-tooth decay agent added to drinking water. It causes cancer! It’s a communist plot! It’s poison! None are true, but the debate won’t die.

Points of Interest 7/26/2014